Let us be clear from the get-go, racism is a learnt behaviour. We have all seen film footage of white supremacist families who proudly present their babies, toddlers and kids adorned in swastikas and racist symbolism. The children hold banners and spout rhetoric of which they have no real knowledge or experience, but if they know no better it can only be the parents to blame.
I’ve touched on this before, but it is so important an issue that I think it’s time to add a little more clarification. After nine months of weight gain, hormonal seesaws, bladder problems and all kind of discomfort most moms-to-be have a rainbow tinted vision that when the little one has final arrived it’s gonna be all down hill from there.
After 45 minutes (adjust up or down according to preference) of breath-taking love making you’re good to go. For the next twelve weeks you have the occasional slightly queasy feeling, but everybody tells you that you are positively glowing.
We can’t get enough of this gluten-free ice cream sandwiches. A little sweet, a little salty, and wonderfully reminiscent of the classic ice cream sandwich.
We’ll be creating and sharing some delicious and nutritious recipes for Mom, Baby and indeed the whole family. Our first one is Overnight Sweet Brown Rice Porridge from Goop.
Many parents are now faced with the task of filling the role of teacher and caretaker all at once. It’s a big shift for both parents and children, and here is what one homeschool teacher recommends.
I always like to put a positive and somewhat light-hearted spin on the little missives that I write, unfortunately there is no way I can put a smiley-face on the Corona Virus pandemic. With the entire world on virtual lockdown and constant news and social media updates there is no getting away from the severity.
Suddenly, it seems, the mornings are brighter, the evenings are lighter and you see your home almost differently. Those winter months made even the cheeriest rooms look like they had a blanket over them, and night-time glows gently shadowed your décor and furniture.
The idea of motherhood (especially the first time) is often viewed through rose colored glasses. After a short period of warm sensual love making, that fateful day arrives when your pregnancy test says "positive".
The holiday season and another year is over and the world is full of people who have made resolutions to get fitter, richer, nicer, more benevolent and I’m sure dozens of things that they hope will make their world a better place to live in.